The captivating island of Anguilla is just 16 miles long, 3 miles wide and lies in the Eastern Caribbean, easily reached through Antigua, Puerto Rico or St. Martin. It is one of the smallest inhabited islands in the Caribbean. Magnificent beaches, clear crystal waters, mesmerising views, award-winning cuisine, outstandingly luxurious accommodation and the friendliest, most welcoming people are just the cream of the famous hallmarks of this extraordinary island.
Completely blessed with the finest, powder soft sands, the inviting shoreline offers a variety of memorable activities from sailing, snorkelling, Watersports, scuba diving, having fun with your children or simply sun worshipping and relaxing.
Anguilla is famous for its cuisine. From laid-back beach bars, casual dining and fine-dining at its very best, there are over 100 restaurants on the island and guests very quickly appreciate why Anguilla is known as the “Culinary Capital of the Caribbean”.
For fans of birdlife, wildlife and “Robinson Crusoe life”, there are six fabulous outer island Cays to visit on an exciting boat trip for swimming, snorkelling and enjoying a fantastic lunch. These are named Scrub Island, Sombrero, Dog Island, Sandy Island, Prickly Pear and Anguillita, each with its own character and wonderful stories and appeal from important historical reference, bird colonies, scuba diving and snorkelling spots to sublime gastronomical experiences on Sandy Island and Prickly Pear.
A wealth of arts, culture and heritage are reflected in the people and their abundance of celebratory events and traditional festivals that are staged throughout the year, from the premier music event, the Moonsplash Festival ; the Anguilla Regatta, the island’s national sport of boat racing to sports events such as tennis and cycling championships.
Anguilla Key Facts :
Location : Anguilla is the most northerly of the Leeward Islands, 100 miles North West of Antigua and 5 miles north of St Martin.
Getting to Anguilla : The main gateways are Puerto Rico, St. Maarten and Antigua.
Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz International Airport in San Juan (SJU), Anguilla is just a one-hour direct ﬂight via Seaborne Airlines, Tradewind Aviation, or by private air charter
St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) is serviced by most major international carriers from around the world. Visitors can take a seven-minute ﬂight over to the island using Anguilla Air Services or via a private executive charter.
Regular non-stop flights from the UK with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic to Antigua.
Local Currency : Eastern Caribbean Dollars – US Dollars are widely used and the accepted
exchange rate is approximately EC$2.6 = US$ 1
Time Zone : GMT - 4
Entry requirements : Full passport ( 6 months validity ) return ticket - for visas please check this link : Anguilla
Electricity : 110v/120v/60ac
Climate : Average Temperatures 27 degrees C with most rainfall between September and October
Local Language : Official Local Language is English
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